ADAA’S SAROYAN/PAUL $10,000 HUMAN RIGHTS PLAYWRITING PRIZE WINNER: JUNE CARRYL

LOS ANGELES—The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance (ADAA) announced the winner of the $10,000 Saroyan/Paul Human Rights Playwriting Prize on April 24 th, 2017 at the The Antaeus Theatre Company at the newly opened Kiki and David Gindler Performing Arts Centre in Glendale. The winner was June Carryl, for her...

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CENTER THEATRE GROUP NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR THE E. SHERWOOD AWARD

CENTER THEATRE GROUP NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS
FOR THE 2018 RICHARD E. SHERWOOD AWARD
June 5 is the Deadline to Apply for $10,000 Award
for Emerging L.A. Theatre Artists 
Center Theatre Group is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Richard E. Sherwood Award. The deadline to submit an application is June 5, 2017, at 11:59...

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Newly formed ‘Independent Theatres of Los Angeles’ to hold citywide auditions

LOS ANGELES (April 28, 2017) — Intimate theater companies in Los Angeles that have been denied membership status by Actors Equity Association, and/or find themselves financially unable to sign AEA’s new Los Angeles 99-Seat Theater Agreement, are banding together under the title “Independent Theatres of Los Angeles.” Sixteen theaters...

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Laura Zucker Will Leave LA County Arts Commission in July

PRESS RELEASE:

Laura Zucker announced her plans to leave her position as Executive Director of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission on July 31, 2017. Ms. Zucker has been a driving force in the development and support of the arts and culture ecosystem of Los Angeles County over the last...

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Tony Awards to Reinstate the Best Sound Design Categories

The Tony Awards have announced that the Sound Design categories—first awarded in 2008 and subsequently eliminated in 2014—will be reinstated for the 2017–2018 season.

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has conducted a review of the Best Sound Design of a Musical and Best Sound Design of a Play categories with...

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Drama League Awards, CTG Playwrights Initiative and more - This Week's Must Read

HERE ARE THIS WEEK'S BEST ARTICLES ABOUT THE PERFORMING ARTS AND CULTURE

Center Theatre Group partners with NY Second Stage in commissioning new work (New York Times)
Center Theatre Group Launches New Playwrights Initiative (American Theatre)
11 of the funniest Shakespearean insults (What's On Stage)
Sam Gold on Trump...

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TPLLA Launch Actor Database

The Theatrical Producers League of Los Angeles (TPLLA) is pleased to announce the launch of the TPLLA Actor Database

Actors across LA and beyond are invited to register themselves in the TPLLA Actor Database for free. This searchable database has been designed to help theatre producers in Los Angeles find...

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AUDITION NOTICE: THE ILLYRIAN PLAYERS ANNOUNCE AUDITIONS FOR THE RED LETTER PROJECT: IN THE BLOOD and FUCKING A By Suzan-Lori Parks

THE ILLYRIAN PLAYERS ANNOUNCE AUDITIONS FOR

THE RED LETTER PROJECT:
IN THE BLOOD  and  FUCKING A
By Suzan-Lori Parks

An experiment in community performance
Presented by The Illyrian Players Theatre Company
In Association with Watts Village Theatre Company

These two plays will be performed...
...in rep
...on alternating Mondays
...in a new performance space every week

SEEKING:

11 or 12 actors --...

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Center Theatre Group to Celebrate 50th Anniversary on May 20th

The evening will star Phylicia Rashad, Danai Gurira, Annette Bening, Alfred Molina, and others.
Center Theatre Group has announced plans for its 50th anniversary celebration, to be hosted on May 20 at the Ahmanson Theatre.

The event will feature a one-night-only production from writer, director, and producer Robert Egan, followed by...

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Nominees Announced for the Third Annual Stage Raw Theater Awards

A Wake and Sing!
Nominees for the Third Annual Stage Raw Theater Awards

The Third Annual Stage Raw Theater Awards are coming May 15 to Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S. Spring Street, Downtown. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Music provided by No Static Trio + and...

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